Congressman David Young: Enacting major changes to our decades-old tax structure can be uncomfortable and upsetting to some who like the status quo.
President Donald Trump announced that the US will formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and start the process of moving our embassy there.
Money quote from Justice Anthony Kennedy: “…the state in its position here has neither been tolerant nor respectful of Mr. Phillips religious beliefs.”
Shane Vander Hart: The claim that President Donald Trump is above obstruction of justice charges is ludicrous, but so is calling firing the FBI director obstruction.
Pat Nicklaus: Congress is banking on the popularity of HR 38 (National Reciprocity) and attaching a wildly unpopular, anti-gun bill to it behind your back.
Iowa’s U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley respond after the U.S. Senate passed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 on a 51-49 vote.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa): Nationally, there are over 425,000 children in foster care. Over 100,000 of these children are hoping to be adopted.
Collin Brendemuehl: The shame on our nation is clear. But we want to deal with shame and not wallow in it. Thus, the question seems to be “What will resolve our shame?”
John Hendrickson: It will take a renewed effort by the Republican Party to fight to achieve the policy goal of limiting the size and scope of government.
Joel Kurtinitis, a co-founder of the Federalist Party, announced that news of the recent leadership change was false and part of an attempted takeover.
Shane Vander Hart: Real Clear Politics shows that Democrats lead Republicans by an average of 9.6 points in a generic congressional ballot polling. What does it mean for 2018?
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): Big one-size-fits-all government regulations are choking our economy. That is what I hear when visiting with Iowans across Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa): On this day of thanksgiving, let’s follow their example and take time to count our own blessings.
U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE), speaking in Des Moines, IA, highlighted three problems that Americans face in the future that government can not fix.
The Federalist Party organizer JD Rucker steps aside to set party leadership model going forward that party principles will supersede any one person.
Pat Nicklaus: I was originally angry with all of the division over the Roy Moore issue, division over what amounts to 1/100th of the US Senate. Now, I’m just heartbroken.